Help Us Help You: Take the CrackBerry Visitor Survey!

Help Us Help You: Take the CrackBerry Visitor Survey!

Pardon the interruption in our regularly scheduled cracktastic programming, but we need to pause for a few minutes to better learn about you! We know all readers and members of CrackBerry.com are interested in BlackBerry Smartphones (why else would you be here?!), but in an effort to better understand our site visitors and their needs and to make way for future site improvements, we want to...

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BlackBerry Bold 9780 - First live image!

BlackBerry Bold 9780 - First live image!

Well, that didn't take long at all. We noted the UAProf for the BlackBerry 9780 had been found now, Salomondrin has posted up the first live image of the device. BlackBerry 6 in full effect, taking on the form of the BlackBerry Bold 9700 except with a darker bezel that BlackBerry Bold 9780 is looking might fine to me. For me, the Bold 9700 is the perfect device so transitioning to the 9780 is...

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BlackBerry 9780 outted via UAProf document - Another Bold series device?!?

For those of you who checked out our BlackBerry rumored devices page, you may have noticed where we mentioned the BlackBerry 9780. At the time, we listed it as the 9780 aka Onyx II purely based off rumor. Now, we have just a little bit more information to back that rumor up. As we've seen in past, Research In Motion is required to fill out UAProf documents for upcoming devices and well, they...

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Molson Canadian Seize the Summer - Where foursquare meets Canadian beer

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]To call it a unique app would be a lie, but to call it a bushel of awesome is the total truth. If you plan on rocking out this summer, you'll need to have the Molson Canadian Seize the Summer app along for the ride. While it's pretty much the closest thing to foursquare since foursquare, this app wants you to share your love of summer and earn badges along...

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How Do You Use Your BlackBerry: How do you reset your device?

How Do You Use Your BlackBerry: How do you reset your device?

How do you reset you BlackBerry Smartphone?online surveys Being BlackBerry users we face the truth and know that we have to resest our devices more than we'd like. It's and unfortunate truth, but we just kind of roll with it. Most users rely on a good ol' battery pull to do the job, while others use the keyboard shortcut and some stick with a 3rd party app. Whatever you choose, they...

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Xobni for BlackBerry Beta - Rolling out bug fixes and improved BlackBerry performance soon

In our "What's on A CrackBerry BlackBerry" article, Xobni was insanely popular among the staff here. And with good reason as well. If you all listen to the CrackBerry podcast you've likely heard Adam profess his love for that many times as well but also, heard him mention of a few bugs that still remain. No worries though, Xobni has sent out their latest beta version to some of the original...

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Hedone Designs, Thank You Sale - Most popular themes now available for only $1.99

As winner of the Mobihand Theme Throwdown 2010, Hedone Designs has decided to post a sale for all of our readers in thanks. For today and tomorrow, you can now grab some of the most popular Hedone Designs themes for only $1.99. You'll have to use the coupon code "CBHDTY" in order to get the discount, so be sure when checking out that you are indeed seeing the reduction in price. If you've been...

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Official OS 5.0.0.810 for the BlackBerry Bold 9650 now available from Alltel

Happy Friday Bold 9650 users - Alltel has just officially released OS 5.0.0.810. This is the newest official software, so if you're rocking a 9650 give it a whirl and see how it is. This beats out the official release of 5.0.0.732 from Verizon a few weeks back, so hopefully a few good fixes/updates in the mix. While this is an official OS, always use caution when upgrading. Hit the link below...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for July 23rd, 2010! Win one of 20 copies of Find My Phone

As we get set to roll into the weekend, it's time for another round up. This week we got a nice assortment for you all. Plus, we've worked out the winners for the 50 copies of Weather Plus. You'll wanna read on through and find out what's good. This week, 20 copies of Find my Phone are to be given away so, be sure to drop us a comment folks. Cheers, enjoy your weekend folks! Freebies of...

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 comes to MetroPCS; Brings $60 unlimited data plan

BlackBerry Curve 8530 comes to MetroPCS; Brings $60 unlimited data plan

MetroPCS announced today that they are now offering the BlackBerry Curve 8530 to customers. The device will carry a flat-rate $60 plan that includes unlimited talk, text, web, data, email and turn-by-turn GPS. This brings along another option that is a great alternative to higher priced contract devices of bigger carriers and continues the trend of lower priced BlackBerry plans. While Virgin...

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Keep it clean and simple with Silverite for your BlackBerry

Keep it clean and simple with Silverite for your BlackBerry

I know lots of you like to do up your devices with the latest and greatest themes, but I like to keep things simple. I'm not a big fan of hidden trays hot-spots and just like to change up the look of things. For that reason I think Silverite is good choice for those looking for something new. The theme is custom from head to toe and features custom banner meters, custom icons and a hidden dock...

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Xtreme Labs releases Antenna Meter for BlackBerry

Xtreme Labs releases Antenna Meter for BlackBerry

With the internet still buzzing over the whole iPhone 4 Antennagate debacle, Xtreme Labs has teamed up with the folks from Fixmo Tools to help create Antenna Meter. The application itself is pretty straightforward. It allows you to test out different "death grip" scenarios and visually measure what, exactly is going on with the device while doing so. Does your signal drop? If so, by how much?...

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New in the CrackBerry App Store - Scan an item's barcode to easily move from desktop to device!

We always try to keep the CrackBerry App Store updated with the latest and greatest features to make browsing and purchasing apps as simple as possible. The latest feature is a welcome one and helps to make finding exactly what you need quicker and easier. Now when browsing the store from your computer, on all application pages you'll see an individual QR code (barcode) specific to each app....

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The folks at Xpressions Inc. (makers of VQ Carfinder) have again upated their VQ mileage Tracker software. If you haven't seen it before, the app automatically tracks the distance you drive, date and time for your trip and the address to which you drove. New features include: Auto-Report Generation: Users can set VQ Mileage Tracker to automatically email them weekly, monthly or quarterly...

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Google Voice for BlackBerry updated to v0.2.0.2

Google Voice for BlackBerry updated to v0.2.0.2

The Google Voice app for BlackBerry has been updated version 0.2.0.2 (what a fun version number!). An update for the app has been long overdue, and this version includes an option to check your balance, faster dialing and banner notifications. I've been hoping that all of the Google apps for BlackBerry (Google Voice, Gmail app etc.) would step it up at some point and flow better on BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 to be released in limited beta starting today!

Well, this came out of nowhere. Inside BlackBerry has just let everyone know that starting today, beta invites will go out to BlackBerry Beta Zone members so that they may have access to the all new, all fresh looking BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6. Certainly not a lot of details were posted other than that. Instead, Inside BlackBerry let the pictures do the talking for them. The design is that...

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Zoombak tracking application for BlackBerry now available in BlackBerry App World

Zoombak tracking application for BlackBerry now available in BlackBerry App World

Zoombak is well known for its personal GPS locators that can be used in many different situations. The company allows customers to access real time tracking information, whenever they need it. The service has endless possibilities; track missing bags, locate a stroller, fetch the family dog or even figure out where Grandma took off to on her scooter (this time). The locator itself is...

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 Add a new look to your device with Ubuntu by Big Papa Designs - 25 free copies to be won!

Matt from BB Theme Labs is heavy into his theme development, and his site is an excellent resource for any developers looking for tips, help, or elements for their themes. He also makes some pretty kickin' themes himself, and his latest shows his skills well. Completely custom, including the icons, meters and every other element you can think of, this theme give the look and feel of the Ubuntu...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.822 For the BlackBerry Curve 8900 and BlackBerry Bold 9000

Two more for everyone. Again, courtesy of Driphter.com. This time we have the OS 5.0.0.822 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and the BlackBerry Curve 8900. You all know what to do. Back up your data and get your swagg on. Leave us comments if ya find anything cool. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If...

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